Daniel has extensive experience within all areas of Danish and EU competition law, including cartels, horizontal cooperation agreements, distribution agreements, abuse of dominance, merger control, state aid and competition law compliance, and continuously acts on some of the most complex and high-profile competition law cases.
Daniel focuses primarily on complex competition law litigations, including Danish and EU cartel cases and abuse cases and Danish and multi-jurisdictional follow-on damages cases. His experience includes participation in the European Commission's leniency programme and settlement procedure; coordination of criminal/administrative procedures in various foreign jurisdictions, including the US; and management and coordination of follow-on damages actions in various jurisdictions, including Denmark, Germany, the UK, the US, Canada and Israel. Daniel has been involved in the filing of a number of negative declaratory actions ("torpedoes"), which had not previously been used in Denmark in competition related damages actions.
Daniel is Chairman of the Competition Law Committee for the Association of Danish Law Firms and a member of the Board of the Danish Competition Law Society.
Daniel Barry is ranked as a leading individual as regards Competition/European Law.
Daniel Barry has a broad competition law practice, advising clients on merger clearance mandates and representing them in behavioural investigations, including investigations into potential unlawful state aid grants. He also assists clients with challenges to authority decisions and defends them in follow-on damages claims.
"He is highly committed to finding solutions." (2023)
Daniel Barry is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards EU and Competition.
"Daniel Barry is by far the most well-respected and savvy competition lawyer in the country. His grasp of complexity is remarkable and second to none. He leaves no stone unturned. He is incredibly pleasant to work with and does not shy away from genuine honesty in assessments and dealings" (2022)
Daniel Barry is recommended and listed as a "Next generation partner" as regards EU and Competition (2020+2021)
"I have been working with Christian Karhula Lauridsen and Daniel Barry on very complex cases involving several jurisdictions. Both are extremely strong in analysing complex cases and by that also develop the strongest arguments and the best tactics. Not a single stone is untouched – and therefore they are able to develop the best strategy for how to handle the cases" (2021)
Daniel Barry is listed as a "Future Leader" within Competition (2017+2018+2019+2020)
Sources name Daniel Barry at Plesner Advokatpartnerselskab "a skilled litigator and expert", and rate him highly for his "strategic thinking and deep insight into competition economics" (2018)
Daniel Barry is recommended and listed as a "Next generation lawyer" as regards EU and Competition (2018+2019)
The group includes "sharp, responsive and friendly" Daniel Barry (2018)
Daniel Barry has been chosen as a "Rising Star" within Competition and Antitrust (2016+2017+2018)
Daniel Barry is recommended as regards EU and Competition (2017)